patty-murray

Paul Ryan and Patty Murray think they can raise revenues without raising taxes

Washington's obsession with what counts as a tax increase is increasingly insae.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Dec 4, 2013

Yes, Europe really is in the throes of austerity

Larry Summers - and conventional wisdom - say Europe has been experiencing austerity. A Heritage scholar disagrees. So who's right?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 5, 2013

INTERACTIVE: All the budget plans in one chart

Have trouble keeping track of all the budget proposals floating around? Let this chart set you straight.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 1, 2013

What I got wrong about the Senate Democrats’ budget

A conversation with a Senate Democratic aide today persuaded me that I shortchanged Sen. Patty Murray's budget in an important way.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 14, 2013

The Senate Democrats’ vague, conservative budget

The surprise when comparing the House Republicans' budget and the Senate Democrats' budget is just how much more conservative the Democratic effort is.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 13, 2013

READ: The Senate Democrats’ internal budget memo: ‘Revenue Must Be Included’

For the first time since 2009, Senate Democrats will pass a full budget. That work falls to Sen. Patty Murray, the new head of the Budget Committee. Here's how she's selling her colleagues on her plan.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 24, 2013

#Nobudgetnopay is more like #nobudgetdelayedpay

If the Senate doesn't pass a budget, they still get paid. It just takes a little longer.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 23, 2013